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Open House and Workshop Sessions

Teach Better with Mount Online

Want to learn more about how to get the most out of the online teaching tools available to you at the Mount?  Bring your technology and we will bring ours

TLCOL invites faculty to come meet with our staff about all aspects of teaching.  From assignment design to student engagement and everything in between, we can support you in preparing and delivering your course offerings. 

The weekly sessions are 'open house' format, where faculty can drop-in to ask their own questions, plus the TLCOL team will include a themed topic each week to focus on with faculty.  Below is the schedule.  There is no need to RSVP.  If you can't join in person, email msvu.ca to arrange for an online collaboration session via Skype.

*All sessions will be hosted in EMF 127D

 DateTimeTopic
 Friday, October 26, 2018 9:00am – 12:00pm Moodle Quizzes
 Friday, November 2, 2018 9:00am – 12:00pm Moodle Survey for Student Feedback
 Friday, November 16, 20189:00am – 12:00pm *NEW Build H5P Interactive Content
 Friday, November 23, 2018 9:00am – 12:00pm Moodle Choice Signup Sheets
 Friday, November 30, 2018 9:00am – 12:00pm Moodle Gradebook
 Friday, December 7, 2018
 9:00am – 12:00pm Moodle Gradebook
 Friday, December 14, 2018 2:00pm – 4:00pm
 Moodle
 Monday, December 17, 2018 2:00pm – 4:00pm Moodle
 Tuesday, December 18, 2018 2:00pm – 4:00pm Collaborate Ultra
 Wednesday, December 19, 2018 2:00pm – 4:00pm Collaborate Ultra
 Thursday, December 20, 2018 
 2:00pm – 4:00pm Open House
                                                                                                                                                                       Teaching and Learning Centre, McCain 209 - Course outlines, teaching routines, assignment design, student response systems (Nearpod), OneNote, efficient grading strategies, and providing feedback.

Mount Online User Support Specialists, EMF 127DMoodle gradebook, discussion boards, quizzes, file uploads and more.  Blackboard Collaborate - loading content, teaching tools, breakout rooms and more (if you can't join us in person, please join online using Collaborate).

Refresh Your Course Outline with a Transformational Perspective

A well-designed course outline is a powerful teaching and learning tool that can be used to move students from automated surface learning to transformational self-directed learning.  Course outlines invite students into our courses and set the expectations of the teaching and learning that awaits.  in this session, we explore the pedagogical reasoning behind the different parts, design, language and tone of a good course outline.  In small groups, we will work to create course outlines that balance effective pedagogy and institutional requirements with the goal of fostering deep and rich student learning. 

Please contact Leigh-Ann MacFarlane, Educational Developer, to learn more about this important topic.